Daisies. They're A' Bloomin' Now. I have several hundred of them.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Music Deaths: "Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight" and Blood, Sweat & Tears

WILLIE C. JACKSON, 79.  Died Feb. 18, 2015.

Native of Gary, Indiana and member of the Sparrows who formed at Roosevelt High School there.  Best-known for their hit "Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight" which went to #5 R&B in 1954.  I played this song many times when i was a deejay.  Guess when I played it.

LEW SOLOFF, 71.  Died March 8, 2015.

Trumpeter with the group Blood, Sweat & Tears who played on five of their albums.  Played on such hits as "You've Made Me So very Happy" (#2-1969), "Spinning Wheel" (#2-1969) and "When I Die" (#2-1969).

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